Independent Living Skills Services

Ideal
 candidates
 for 
this 
program 
will 
not 
require 
twenty‐four 
hour 
staffing. 

This
 means 
that 
candidates 
should 
be 
able 
to 
manage 
maladaptive 
behaviors 
with 
little
 to 
no 
intervention 
from 
others.



Additionally, 
individuals 
must 
be 
able 
to
 independently 
manage 
medications 
or 
be 
willing 
and 
able 
to 
work 
with 
outside
 skilled 
nursing 
to 
ensure 
that 
medications 
are 
managed 
in
accordance 
with
 physician’s 
orders. 

Independent 
Living 
Skills 
Workers 
can 
work
 on 
skills 
to improve 
medication 
compliance, 
but 
are 
not
 able 
to 
pass 
medications
.

Examples
 of 
the 
most 
common 
goal 
areas 
of 
ILS 
Services:


  • Cooking

  • Shopping

  • Employment

  • Healthy
 Eating


  • Physical
 Fitness

  • Money
 Management

  • Interpersonal 
Boundaries

  • Cleaning

  • Organization

  • Calendar
 Skills

  • Transportation

  • Communication

  • Appointment
 Scheduling

  • Filling 
out 
Important Documents


Each
 program 
is 
individualized 
and 
based 
on 
the 
individual’s 
growth 
areas 
and
 levels 
of
 functioning. 

Goal 
areas 
are 
created 
with 
input 
from 
the 
individual’s 
team
 consisting 
of: 
client, 
guardian, 
family, 
waiver
 worker, 
mental 
health 
case 
manager
 and 
Independent 
Living 
Skills 
Workers.
 
Individuals 
should 
possess 
the 
desire 
to
 grow 
and 
make 
changes 
in 
their 
life. 

Independent 
Living 
Skills
 Workers 
do 
not 
do
 the 
work 
for 
individuals, 
but 
they 
will 
coach, 
train, 
review 
and 
challenge 
concepts 
in
 order 
for 
individuals 
to 
meet 
their 
goals.




ILS 
Workers 
Will 
Not:


  • Prepare 
Meals

  • Do
 your
 laundry

  • 
Solve
 your
 problems

  • Set
 up 
your 
appointments

  • Provide
 transportation

  • Clean
 your
 living 
environment
ILS 
Workers 
Will:

  • Coach cooking skills
  • Coach how to do laundry
  • Coach problem solving skills
  • Coach how/who/when to call
  • Coach how to use public transportation
  • Coach cleaning strategies and techniques

Referral Form

Please fill out the referral form below. Our Intake Coordinator will contact you to give you further information about services that are available.

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Successful Transitions
as of March 2017

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We are very thoughtful with each transition by making sure that the individual has the right resources and is ready for increased independence, so they can continue to be successful.